File Extension BOOT

File type: InstallShield Boot file

About the BOOT file type:

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The BOOT file extension is employed in identifying the InstallShield Boot file which comes with the setup management suite of InstallShield. The file extension BOOT is used by InstallShield whenever it boots up. The industry standard InstallShield is deployed in more than 500 million PCs across the world. The technology of InstallShield allows users to create high quality installations for Windows Operating Systems and then extend them in order to configure the database servers, mobile devices, services, etc. The software tool InstallShield is utilized in the creation of software packages or installers. InstallShield had also been the name of the company that had created it originally until it was purchased by Macrovision in 2004. The BOOT file extension is exclusively used by InstallShield.

Detailed information for file extension BOOT

Category: Developer Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: InstallShield
Open with Linux: InstallShield
With help from the BOOT file extension, InstallShield is mainly used for the installation of software for the Microsoft Windows server and desktop platforms although it could also be utilized in the management of software packages and applications for wide array of mobile and handheld devices. Moreover, there is presently a version of this software tool specifically intended for Linux. Sun Microsystems employs it for its installations of Linux, NetBeans, Java, etc. Presently, there are three editions of InstallShield namely Express, Premier, and Professional. It also has an IDE available in English, Japanese, and German. InstallShield is capable of creating Vista Logo Certified setups with ease such as support for UAC, Vista validation testing, Restart Manager, Windows Installer 4.5, etc.